The latest statistics show that diabetes affects 25.8 million people in the United States alone, or about 8 percent of the population.The Centers for Disease Control aren't painting a pretty picture these days.
The latest statistics show that diabetes affects 25.8 million people in the United States alone, or about 8 percent of the population. That's quite an alarming figure, especially when it seems like healthy eating is a huge focus for many people these days. But others may not realize just how serious a problem diabetes can be. Diabetes results in a number of other serious health conditions, including kidney failure, non-traumatic lower-limb amputations, and even blindness among adults - in fact, it is the number one cause of these conditions in the United States. It is also a contributing factor to heart disease and stroke.
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Diabetes is a disease of the pancreas, the organ responsible for insulin production. Without its proper functioning, glucose, the body's source of fuel, can't enter cells, and essentially results in a condition that
The latest statistics show that diabetes affects 25.8 million people in the United States alone, or about 8 percent of the population.The Centers for Disease Control aren't painting a pretty picture these days.Read More »from What to Eat After a Diabetes Diagnosis
With a spicy taste and aromatics, cinnamon has infinite possibilities when cooking throughout the fall season.With fall just around the corner, it's time to break out the cinnamon spice to warm up your dishes. Most people assume cinnamon is solely used in baking, but it can also add flavor and warmth to savory dishes. Cinnamon is among the spices used in curries, can accompany savory apple dishes, and is also a key ingredient in Mexican hot chocolate. With a spicy taste and aromatics, cinnamon has infinite possibilities when cooking throughout the fall season.Read More »from 5 Deliciously Spicy Cinnamon Recipes
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Tailgate Cinnamon Turkey Chili Recipe
This is lighter and sweeter than your average chili and is perfect for the early fall months!
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 pound lean ground turkey
1 finely diced onion
2 cloves of minced garlic
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2 cups chicken broth
by Jenni Grover Are you thinking while you eat?MS RD LDN, Mother Nature NetworkRead More »from Mindful Eating: 5 Easy Tips to Get Started
From what not to eat when you are pregnant, to the endless lists of the latest must-have superfoods, discussion about healthy eating tends to focus on what we eat.
Much less attention is paid to the question of how we eat it.
Yet a growing body of research suggests that changing our attitudes and practices around meals and mealtime rituals may be every bit as important as obsessing over what it is we actually put in our mouths. Mindful eating (also known as intuitive eating), a concept with its roots in Buddhist teachings, aims to reconnect us more deeply with the experience of eating - and enjoying - our food. Sometimes referred to as "the opposite of diets," mindful eating is based on the idea that there is no right or wrong way to eat, but rather varying degrees of consciousness about what we are eating and why. The goal of mindful eating, then, is to base our meals on physical cues, such as our bodies' hunger signals, not
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Cheeseburger with Deep-Fried Ice Cream, FloridaThe smell of vats of oil and grease fills the air as soon as you step foot within a few miles of the fairgrounds, and believe it or not, that's a very good thing. Many of the fair's edible creations are so greasy that you can almost see the calories floating up into the clouds! From deep-fried beer in Texas to SPAM curds in Minnesota, we've tracked down the top state fair foods across America.Read More »from America’s 5 Most Outrageously Insane State Fair Foods
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Sure, the petting zoos, 4-H competitions, horse shows, and midway are all part of the fun at the fair, but the crazy food concoctions often take center stage. Ask anyone who has been to a state fair and they'll tell you all about the outrageous dishes you can try. Now that state fair season is beginning to come to a close, we've had a chance to see just about all of them, and thought we'd take a look at some of the wildest foods being served at these quintessentially American celebrations.
Fair food is known for being greasy, fatty, and high
Zagat and Opentable are two of the most popular, and best, restaurant-focused apps.You've probably heard of Zagat, a service that has been reviewing and ranking restaurants and other businesses since 1979. We've come a long way since then, with tons of dining apps with a variety of helpful uses.Read More »from The 10 Best Free Restaurant Apps to Download Now
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Now you can download dining apps to find restaurants, make reservations, choose healthier options, and find out what to order. Zagat now has its own app, but there's also an app that lets users upload photos of their favorite dishes. So the next time you get a recommendation for that five-star restaurant across town, you'll already know the dish you want to try.
Other apps let you know where the vegetarian, vegan, and vegetarian-friendly restaurants are located, no matter where you are. And if you let your apps get to know you, many will recommend restaurants based on your preferences.
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Ah, the beautiful union of Deer and Robot.You've found the dress, booked the venue, and paid the caterer. You, friend, are on your way to marital bliss. We love fabulous wedding themes and want to know all about your centerpieces, but we can't deny it - wedding cakes are what make our hearts sing.Read More »from 7 Crazy Wedding Cake Toppers
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We have seen almost every kind of wedding cake there is - from Disney-inspired to Bollywood tiers, we are constantly looking for the coolest cakes around. But with all the variety out there, sometimes we forget that the smallest detail can make a difference and we forget to pay attention to the wedding cake's best accessory: the topper.
For decades there wasn't anything special about the cake topper. It was simply a porcelain figurine of a bride in white next to her groom. But like many wedded couples today, the bride and groom do not fit into that cookie-cutter mold. They have personalities - big ones - and want to show them off. And what better place to do that then atop your nuptial cake?
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Many international burger chains offer specialty burgers inspired by the food culture of the region.During your travels around the world - whether you're visiting Beijing or spending a night in Stockholm - it is quite possible (if not certain) that you will run into the familiar golden arches of a McDonald's. With more than 33,000 McDonald's in 119 countries all over the world, filling your craving for a Big Mac is definitely not a hard task, even when far away from American soil. But if you're feeling the need for a new burger to satisfy your hunger in a hurry when you're abroad, a local international burger chain might be worth a visit.Read More »from Beyond McDonald's: 5 Awesome International Burger Chains
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In fact, there are several countries where other chains braved the risk of competing with the "burger giant" McDonald's, opening up burger locations to provide an alternative place for visitors to get their burger fix. Some international burger chains, like Belgian Quick, have branched out across borders, while others, like Indian Burgs, are located inside one nation only. In Finland, there
Let these brain-boosting foods help your child ace their tests.Math tests, history homework, and the dreaded SATs - with the school season in full gear, it's important that our kids' brains are firing on all cylinders so that they can succeed at all of their academic challenges. While making sure they're well rested, driving them to their tutors, and forcing them to get their homework done before dinner may be some of your best-kept strategies before, you might be surprised to learn that the kitchen is another place you can be improving your child's academic prowess.Read More »from 5 Brain-Boosting Foods for Back-to-School Eating
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Delicious, all-natural foods not only boost your child's immune system and help them stay strong and healthy, but they can also fuel the brain and help them make the honor roll at school. Nutrients such as vitamin B6, omega-3 fatty acids, and folic acid are imperative for cognitive health, and there are many foods that your child likes to eat that are rich in them.
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Rise and shine at your next tailgate with these helpful tipsAs the upcoming NFL season starts to take shape, tailgaters from all over the country will be waking up bright and early with huge smiles on their faces. It's game time, and tailgate aficionados are ready for some football!Read More »from Wake Up and Go: Tips for Breakfast Tailgating
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Fans will put on their jerseys, apply their face paint, and get amped up for the day ahead. With multiple games being played on the same day, sometimes you have to get up early to support your team and immerse yourself in the football culture. But with your mind focused on the day's upcoming major games, what do you do about breakfast? How are you going to be able to combine the most important meal of the day with the outdoor experience that is tailgating? Well, tailgaters of the world have nothing to fear because tailgating and breakfast can come together in a way to help you get your game on!
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Is the most popular dish in America lasagna?Although we will forever swear that The Daily Meal has some of the best recipes on the Web, it seems like one recipe has trumped us all: John Chandler's World's Best Lasagna.Read More »from What's the Most Popular Recipe on the Internet?
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Funnily enough, as The Washington Post found out, John Chandler isn't a chef, or a culinary school maestro. Rather, he's a salesman and father of two, a random guy who submitted his recipe to Allrecipes at the urging of an (ex)girlfriend. Since he submitted it in 2001, it's gained a slew of five-star reviews; according to Allrecipes' numbers, about 12 million people have viewed the recipe in the past five years, there are 10,423 ratings, and it's been "pinned" more than 25,000 times. For the past decade, it's been the most popular recipe on the site.
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"It's not something I go around beating my chest about. But it makes an interesting icebreaker, you know?" Chandler told The Washington Post.
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